Parks & Recreation
View your recreation guide now! Register for Spring/Summer classes and programs online beginning Monday, March 16 or in person and by phone at the Mercer Island Community & Event Center, 206.275.7609 beginning at 7 am, Wednesday, March 18. Tip: When you are viewing the online digital guide you can click on the course code number to take you directly to www.myparksandrecreation.com to register. Click Here for instructions on how to register for a class from the digital guide.
Spring/Summer Camp Registration
King Country Library User Survey
View the Summer Camp Brochure now!
The King County Library System (KCLS) and the Mercer Island Library Advisory Board invite all library users to share their thoughts and opinions about the Mercer Island Library to help planners better understand how patrons use the Library and what features and aspects of the facility are most important to them. Click here to take the anonymous survey online by noon on Monday, April 20, 2015.
For the seventh consecutive year in a row the national nonprofit KaBOOM! recognized Mercer Island as a 2014 "Playful City USA." KaBOOM!, an organization dedicated to promoting healthy activity for children, selected Mercer Island as one of 212 cities across the country as a Playful City USA community for its continuing dedication to play.
"KaBOOM! Playful City USA" program highlighted the award-winning Adventure Playground, where kids create forts, swings, bridges, tree houses and more with staff supervisors facilitating the building. During each Friday of the summer, a Fun Mobile arrives at a different City park providing arts, crafts, music, entertainment, lawn games and a 'slip and slide.'
"The Mercer Island Parks and Recreation Department takes pride in providing the highest quality facilities and services in partnership with the community to enhance livability on Mercer Island."
Comprehensive and diverse services include recreation, athletic, social, art, special event, park and facility operations/maintenance, open space acquisition, urban forestry management and other services.
Services are provided to preschool age children, youth, teen, adult, family and senior populations through partnerships with community agencies, businesses and institutions.
With over 35 parks and open space areas boasting over 400 acres and trails in excess of 50 miles, the Department maintains
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Volunteer Forest Stewardship
Saturday, April 04, 2015Schedule of Mercer Island Parks & Recreation Forest Stewardship Opportunities
Forest Stewardship Training
Want something different than the regularly scheduled volunteer projects? Do you prefer to work on your own?
For people ready to lead small projects or work on their own, we... Read more...
Lil'Ones Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 04, 2015Hop on over to Mercerdale Park for the annual Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt just for the little ones! Our resident bunny & frog have been hard at work putting together eggs, candy and prizes for everyone and plan to make a special visit to the egg hunts to say "hello". Bring a basket and your sweet to... Read more...
Flashlight Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 04, 2015Thatís right! This one is done in the dark and was created exclusively for older kids! Bring your flashlight and a basket to haul off your loot. Lots of eggs, candy and prizes for everyone. Find the golden egg during our Eggstravaganza for an "eggstra" special surprise. No parents on the field. No R... Read more...
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